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Synonyms for quash

Synonyms for (verb) quash

Synonyms: subdue, subjugate, quash, reduce, repress, keep down Definition: put down by force or intimidation Usage: The government quashes any attempt of an uprising; China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently; The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land

Similar words: crush, suppress, oppress Definition: come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority Usage: The government oppresses political activists

Synonyms: void, avoid, annul, invalidate, nullify, quash Definition: declare invalid Usage: The contract was annulled; void a plea

Similar words: strike down, cancel Definition: declare null and void; make ineffective Usage: Cancel the election results; strike down a law